(1) Observation of one or more cases of anesthesia to determine the appropriateness of technique and adequacy of patient evaluation and care;
(2) Inspection of facilities, which shall include but not be limited to, the inspection of equipment, , drugs and records and Qualified Monitor's certifications and documentation; and
(3) The evaluation shall be performed by a team appointed by the board and shall include:
(A) A permit holder who has the same type of license as the licensee to be evaluated and who holds a current anesthesia permit in the same class or in a higher class than that held by the licensee being evaluated;
(B) A member of the board's Anesthesia Committee;
(C) Class II permit holders may be audited periodically as determined by the committee; and
(D) Class III and IV permit holders shall be evaluated once every five years.
(b) A dentist utilizing a licensed dentist who holds a current anesthesia permit issued by the board shall have his or her office inspected to the level of the permit held by the anesthesia permit holder. The office is only approved at that level when the anesthesia permit holder is present and shall have the number of qualified monitors present as required by this article. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session